Book your room at The Opal San Francisco
Get an overview of this hotelCentrally located near Civic Center, Union Square
Cable cars: 5 blocks
Built in 1908, The Opal is 5 blocks from the California Street cable car line. Union Square in downtown San Francisco is an 8-block stroll, with several dining and shopping venues, and the Civic Center cultural district is 5 blocks away.
The Opal offers complimentary continental breakfast with bagels, toast, eggs, waffles, and more, as well as a Wednesday wine-and-cheese reception. Free wireless Internet is available in the lobby.
Guestrooms at The Opal offer complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, 40-inch LED TVs with premium cable channels, and air conditioning. Local calls are complimentary.Would you like to give us feedback? Share it! Opens in a new window
The Opal San Francisco1050 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco CA 94109
The Opal is situated in the heart of San Francisco, just five blocks from a cable car line, eight blocks from Union Square, and nine blocks from City Hall, the War Memorial Opera House, Davies Symphony Hall, and the Asian Art Museum, all within the Civic Center area.
The hotel serves a daily complimentary Continental breakfast with bagels, toast, waffles, hard-boiled eggs, yoghurt, and juices, and hosts a complimentary wine-and-cheese reception on Wednesdays.
A small fitness center is on site, and complimentary wireless Internet access is available.
Self parking is available (surcharge).
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Computer station
- Concierge services
- Designated smoking areas
- Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fitness facilities
- Free breakfast
- Free WiFi
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- Multilingual staff
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Number of floors - 5
- Parking (limited spaces)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 167
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Year Built 1908
Family Friendly Amenities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)
- Air conditioning
- Bathtub or shower
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free toiletries
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Daily housekeeping
- Free local calls
- Free WiFi
- Hair dryer
- iPod docking station
- Iron/ironing board
- LED TV
- Private bathroom
Where to Eat
A complimentary Continental breakfast is provided each morning. Breakfast includes toast, bagels, waffles, yoghurt, hard-boiled eggs, coffee, tea, and juices.
The hotel also hosts a complimentary wine-and-cheese reception featuring a selection of classic California wines, Wednesdays in the late afternoon.
Mel's Diner - Operated independently and located off the lobby, Mel's serves American favorites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Nearby Things to Do
The on-site fitness center includes an exercise bike, treadmill, stairstepper, and free weights. The hotel also offers discounted passes to a 24-hour fitness club one block away.
The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Windsurfing nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is Noon
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
Parking height restrictions apply
- Deposit: USD 50 per stay
- Destination fee: USD 2.62 per accommodation, per night
- Self parking fee: USD 41 per day (in/out privileges)
- Late check-out fee: USD 100.00
- Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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